Every importing business should be aware of the importance of correctly classifying their products. Establishing the correct tariff classification will determine;
As importer of the goods, it is your legal responsibility to ensure that your products are classified correctly, even if you rely on your freight forwarder to provide this service for you.
Finding the correct tariff classification for your products amongst the 14,000 or so codes in the UK Tariff may not be straightforward. Goods falling in certain sectors of the tariff (e.g. clothing, footwear and toys) can be particularly difficult to classify.
HCL can provide a full range of tariff classification services to suit the requirements of any importing business.